BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 17 January 2017 >

In this week's Charity Briefing, ICSA and the Investment Association are to publish joint guidance; a multi-million pound package to support children with special educational needs and disability has been announced; the Fundraising Regulator has sent out its January newsletter; and New Philanthropy Capital has published a briefing paper. 

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All change at the Homes and Communities Agency? >

In March of this year, the government undertook a review of the Homes and Communities Agency (“the HCA”). Following this review, the government has recommended that the social housing regulation function of the HCA should be taken on by a separate regulatory body.

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BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 21 December 2016 >

In this week's Briefing: The Charity Commission has published further guidance in relation to the new powers to issue official warnings and to disqualify trustees; Big Society Capital has launched a £15m investment facility for social investors; and the Department for Education has published new guidance on multi-academy trusts in England. 

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BWB Briefing for Charities & Social Enterprises | 14 December 2016 >

In this week's Briefing, New Philanthropy Capital has published a new guide; The Donations to Charity (Gift Aid Declarations) Regulations 2016 have been made; Bond have published an article about Britain's post-Brexit relationship with the EU; and the Scottish Fundraising Implelementation Group has announced the eight members of the panel which will set fundraising standards for Scotland. 

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